The Zamfara State Government has Approved the Immediate Reopening of Some Markets in the State
The approval followed the satisfactory reports received on security situation in the affected communities.
The markets to be reopened with effect from Wednesday, January 5th 2022, include Dansadau, Maradun, Bungudu and Maru.
The decision was contained in a press statement signed and released on Tuesday by the State Commissioner for Information, Ibrahim Dosara.
The state Governor, Dr Bello Matawalle said ” the decision to reopen the markets was informed by the series of reports received from the communities on some Sanity in security, as well as the agreement reached between the government and the markets’ leaders in ensuring no criminal activity takes place in the markets and lives and property of individuals in the markets are safeguarded.”
The government expresses its profound gratitude to the people in the state for the support and cooperation, as well as prayers they have been offering to the government and the security agencies who have been working tirelessly to save lives and property of the people.
The government said the recent onslaught on bandits in various parts of the state, particularly the vulnerable communities, has been yielding positive results and expressed deep appreciation to the security agencies in the state for the gallantry.
Governor Matawalle, however said, his administration will continue to work hand in hand with the security agencies and provide them with all the necessary support and assistance to make their job easier in the state.